Request for Proposals | Community Healer Grant

AMENDED 6/21/2024 – See the Minimum Qualifications for amendment

CRP’s Community Healer grant supports healing services and activities that are by-and-for communities disproportionally harmed by the war on drugs in Washington. This grant can fund programs that offer intergenerational healing, burnout prevention, traditional healing practices, and much more. Total funding for this grant is $5.7 million, and organizations can apply for up to $500,000 depending on their annual budget.

Funding will prioritize the following communities, as aligned with the goals in the Community Reinvestment Plan:

• Black communities
• Latine communities
• Tribal nations
• Tribal communities
• Urban Indian communities

Optional pre-proposal conference for organizations and businesses

Commerce hosted a optional webinar for organizations who had questions about this grant on Monday June 24, 2024 at 1 p.m., Pacific Time.

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Optional pre-proposal conference for tribal governments and tribal-led 501(c)3s

An optional webinar for tribal governments, tribal-led 501(c)3s and tribal-led organizations was held on Tuesday June 25, 2024 at 3 p.m. over Zoom. 

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To qualify for this grant, applicants must be

1. A federally recognized tribal government; OR
2. Licensed to do business in the State of Washington, or submit a statement of commitment to become licensed in Washington with thirty (30) days of being selected as the apparent successful contractor; AND
3. Register as a Community Reinvestment Project (CRP) by-and-for organization, or be contractually partnered with a registered CRP by-and-for organization to deliver the Objectives and Scope of Work identified in the RFP.

To register as a CRP by-and-for, click the option that says “Community Healer” under type of organization.

To see a list of verified organizations with the Community Reinvestment Project, click here.

How much can my organization apply for?

Please note: proposals in excess of the limits below will be considered non-responsive and will not be evaluated.

Tier 1: Organizations with annual budgets under $150,000—can apply up to $50,000
Tier 2: Organizations with annual budgets between $150,001 and $500,000—can apply up to $150,000
Tier 3: Organizations with annual budgets $500,001 to $1 million—can apply up to $250,000
Tier 4: Organizations with annual budgets over $1 million—can apply up to $500,000

Commerce expects to award multiple contracts for this solicitation.

Proposals are due no later than July 13, 2024 at 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time

Application Timeline

  • Request for Proposals launched: June 12, 2024
  • Q&A Period: June 12, 2024 – June 30, 2024
    • Q&A Posted 7/7/2024 (PDF) Final
    • TIP: To search Q&A document, hit Control+F (Command-F on a Mac) to pull up a search window. There are many similar questions and answers in this entire document.
  • General Pre-Proposal Conference: June 24, 2024
  • Tribal Pre-Proposal Conference: June 25, 2024
  • Proposals Due: July 13, 2024 at 11:59pm 
  • Funding Period: August 15, 2024 – June 30, 2025  

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Review the Request for Proposals (PDF)

To see a list of verified organizations with the Community Reinvestment Project, click here.

For questions or more information, please contact the RFP coordinator, jd Nielsen.

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